Curriculum Guideline

Computing Science and Information Systems (Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
Commerce & Business Administration
Credential Type
Transcript Title
Cmpt Sci and Info Systems Dipl
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Not Specified
Diploma in Computing Science and Information Systems (possible specialization in Web Development)
Length of Program
Four semesters
Admissions Requirements

1. General College Admission Requirements

2. Pre-calculus 11 (C or Better); or Foundations of Math 11 (C or better); OR Principles of Math 11 (C or better)



  1. In order to register for CMNS 1115, you must provide proof of English 12 with a grade of "B" or better or an equivalent. Equivalents/exemptions to this requirement are listed in the calendar.

  2. In order to register for MATH 1160 you must provide proof of a grade of "B" or better in one of the listed grade 11 Math courses.

  3. In order to register for MATH 1130 or BUSN 2429, you must provide proof of Pre-Calculus 12 or Foundations of Math 12 or Principles of Math 12 with a “C” or better or equivalent.
Curriculum Framework

The student is required to complete 60 credits as follows:


Course Course Title Credits
Students require 45 Core CSIS credits (15 courses)    
CSIS 1175 Introduction to Programming 3

CSIS 1275
CMPT 1110

Java Programming
C++ Programming
CSIS 1280 Front End Web Development 3
CSIS 2200 System Analysis and Design 3
CSIS 2260 Operating Systems 3
CSIS 2270 Virtualization and Computer Networking 3
CSIS 2280 Web Server Administration 3
CSIS 2300 Relational DBMS 3
CSIS 3175** Mobile Application Development 3
CSIS 3275 Software Engineering 3
CSIS 3280 Web Based Scripting 3
CSIS 3300 Data Mining and Non-Relational DBMS 3
CSIS 3380 Advanced Web Programming with JavaScript and AJAX 3
CSIS 3475 Data Structures and Algorithms 3
CSIS 3540 Client/Server Systems 3
Students require to take 15 Non-CSIS Credits from:    
CMNS 1115 Practical Writing 3

Select one course (3 credits) from the following:

ACCT 1110 or

ACCT 1235


Principles of Accounting I 

Principles of Accounting I & II

Select Two courses (6 credits) from the following:

BUSN 1210 or

ECON 1101 or

ECON 1150 or

ECON 1250 or

MARK 1120


Management Essentials 

The Canadian Economy 

Principles of Microeconomics 

Principles of Macroeconomics 

Introductory Marketing

Select one from:

FINC 1231 or

MATH 1130 or

MATH 1160 or

BUSN 2429 


Commercial and Financial Mathematics 

Discrete Mathematics 

Introduction to Statistics 

Business Statistics

**Please note the prerequisite for CSIS 3175 is CSIS 1275.